Women & Girls

Women & Girls

As a woman-founded and majority female firm, we have a particularly deep and personal commitment to the issues affecting women and girls in the U.S. and globally and share a vision of a world in which women and girls have equal access, rights, and opportunity.

Koya has strategically sought out clients and candidates in this space, including organizations working to advance women’s political power to global nonprofits expanding access to education for girls to organizations advocating for reproductive rights and the funders that support women and girls.

We are passionate about this work and space and have developed a strong network of candidates and connectors, including a diverse pipeline of proven and emerging leaders.

Selected Clients

We are proud to have worked with the selected arts and culture clients listed below and many more.

Selected Placed Leaders

We are proud to have placed hundreds of transformational leaders with clients across the country and around the world. We support and celebrate these leaders as they continue to create a deep and measurable impact on our world.

Current Opportunities

Chief Finance and Operations Officer

The CFOO will lead an effective and efficient accounting and finance operation which develops and recommends annual and long-term budgets, financial analyses, and forecasts required for institutional operations and growth.

Chief Development Officer

Girl Effect is looking for an outstanding and motivated individual to lead the organization’s development efforts as the Chief Development Officer. Girl Effect is at a pivotal time as an organization—growing its internal fundraising capacity, delivering a new strategy and moving from a headquartered organization in London to a networked structure in which resource, talent, and expertise are evenly distributed across our geographies (Africa and Asia). The Development function is therefore critical to smoothly and securely resource and lead the organization during this transition to position it for present and future growth and impact. In this spirit, the ideal candidate will be an exceptional leader who can build first-rate resource mobilization strategies and systems, with a track record of success raising upwards of $15 million per year from a diversified funding portfolio. The successful Chief Development Officer will be an optimistic, nimble, and creative problem-solver who can manage a distributed team, take ownership over the organization’s revenue targets, and act as a passionate and compelling brand ambassador and strategic communicator. Experience in international development is a must, with mission-alignment, sector-specific knowledge, and/or regionally relevant experience highly preferred. The successful candidate will report to the CEO. Ideally this position will be based in the New York metropolitan area or potentially the…

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